with the government. he writes in his letter this year about renewable energy. one of his utilities has invested $15 billion in, mainly in windmills. and he's saying, i'm counting on regulators, essentially to force americans to buy that st so, there is good capitalism and there is sort of crony government capitalism, and i think buffett is a little bit of both. >> but you know, ira, warren buffett is hardly the only wealthy investor who is banking on government goodies here. i mean, a lot of the reason why large corporations and why banks are doing so well is because of favorable tax treatment and subsidies and goodies that they get from the government. >> i think that's true, and i think that people need to watch out for that. and it applies to buffett as well. >> ira stole, thank you very much. >>> up next right here at the table, star of film and tv, michael vartan on his new role in "bates motel," the prequel to a hitchcock classic. nice morning, scott? aye, or...a mornin' of tiny voices crying out, "feed us -- we've awakened from our long winter's nap and we're peckish to the point of starvin'